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Unable to enter Heaven because of his stingy ways and turned away by the Devil, Stingy Jack wandered the world, searching for a resting place.

To light his way, Stingy Jack used a burning coal in a hollowed out turnip -- hence the name "jack-o-lantern." The first jack-o-lanterns, in fact, were carved out of turnips. Witches were thought to be wise enough to tell the future.

10 days were removed in 1582 in those countries that adopted the Gregorian calendar.

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"Our units of temporal measurement, from seconds on up to months, are so complicated, asymmetrical and disjunctive so as to make coherent mental reckoning in time all but impossible.

Indeed, had some tyrannical god contrived to enslave our minds to time, to make it all but impossible for us to escape subjection to sodden routines and unpleasant surprises, he could hardly have done better than handing down our present system.

The double dating indicates the situation of a date between January 1st and March 25th.

As a genealogist, any date you find in old records before 1752, and between January 1st and March 24th, inclusive, should be expressed as a double date.

In order to calculate ages when the dates span 1752, use the second number in both cases and assume that pre 1752 years start on the 1st January.

In the Julian calendar 24th March 1701 is followed by 25th March 1702!

When the Gregorian Calendar was adopted the following significant changes occurred: When the first day of the year changed from March to January in 1752 people began writing dates between January 1st and March 25th both ways, reflecting the "Old Style" (OS) And the "New Style" (NS), which genealogists may find indicated in old records from September 1752 forward.

Someone born between 1st January and 25th March in years 1752 and before would indicate the date as 22nd February 1731/2 to indicate that in the Julian calendar they were born in 1731 but in the Gregorian calendar it was 1732.

The authors of the documents did not do it for you in most cases.

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